A marriage contract is different from the historical marriage regime, which did not primarily concern the effects of divorce, but the creation and maintenance of dynastic families or a divorce agreement concluded by the parties in the context of the dissolution of their marriage. Laws differ between states and countries in what content they may be contained and the conditions and circumstances under which a marriage contract may be declared unenforceable, for example. B a contract signed under fraud, coercion or without adequate disclosure of assets. Recently, in some modern Orthodox circles, a movement has emerged to support an additional marriage contract. This is a response to a growing number of cases where the husband refuses to grant a religious divorce. In such cases, local authorities are not in a position to intervene, both for the sake of separation of church and state and because some Halachois problems would arise. . . .